A NEW ERA OF
In August 2020, led by Stufish Entertainment Architects, leading figures in arts and entertainment came together to create a new vision for live entertainment venues, conceived with social distancing in mind, to future-proof the live entertainment industry reeling from the impact of a global pandemic. Introducing The Vertical Theatre...
“We are devoted to the vital importance of arts and culture. We believe they are an essential part of human experience, of what makes us who we are. We are very excited to be able to bring this innovative new venue offering to the live entertainment world at this pivotal moment for the future of the arts.’’
The Vertical Theatre Group founders
A PLACE FOR LIVE MUSIC
The Vertical Theatre is a new, innovative venue designed with the needs of today’s consumer in mind: A tourable, flexible, free-standing venue with a modular design that allows it to be highly adaptable to different scales of capacity and sites. The Vertical Theatre Group's ambition is to launch the venue later this year with multiple Vertical Theatre venues around the world in due course.
A PLACE FOR LIVE THEATRE
The Vertical Theatre is a new kind of performance space that could be used by all levels of the live entertainment world – from theatre and festivals to global artist tours as well as comedy, circus, and televised events – and for small indoor sports, corporate launch events, and other events such as ice skating, fashion shows and even as an open air night club.
A PLACE FOR LIVE CIRCUS
This freestanding, tourable structure, has a roof to protect the audience and stage from the elements, with optional open sides to allow for optimum airflow and natural ventilation that gives the feeling of being outdoors and allows for stunning visuals of the surrounding area. The audience sits in balconies which can accommodate groups between 4-12 people. Each audience member has an up-close view of the performance space and enjoys a unique VIP experience, bringing more people closer to the artist unlike any other venue. The Vertical Theatre is modular in size and has the capacity for 1200 – 2400 people. The venue offers more flexibility in layout that any existing permanent venue. The venue has the capability to include built-in global streaming capacity and features innovative F&B facilities. The Vertical Theatre is a venue for the future. Allowing for full adaptability and flexible space. Blending the best of touring and permanent venues. The modern day circus tent.
A PLACE FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
IN YOUR CITY
The Vertical Theatre Group founders are Stufish Entertainment Architects represented by Ric Lipson and Paul Preston; Holly Gilliam, Live Events and Documentary Producer; Katy Lipson, Theatre Producer; Jake Berry, Production Director; Robert Delamere, Director and Digital Theatre Founder. With The Vertical Theatre they aim to provide a commercially viable space for live entertainment now and into the future.
WHERE EVERYONE HAS
AN INTIMATE EXPERIENCE
As market leaders in their own right, Stufish Entertainment Architects have been uniquely placed to lead this innovative opportunity to explore the possibilities of live performance with their world-leading live entertainment touring designs with artists such as Beyoncé, U2, Madonna, Rolling Stones, Elton John, Monty Python, and Queen + Adam Lambert, as well as permanent theatres in China.